Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘Dark Shadows’ Review: Depp Can’t Save Wounded Plot

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

There’s something special about the gothic, gloomy and melancholy feel of a Tim Burton film. Whether it’s the stunning snowy backdrop of the modern day fairy tale and the first Burton/Depp collaboration, Edward Scissorhands or the hypnotic musical set in London starring a crazed barber, Sweeney Todd, we always walk out of the theatre knowing […]

‘Les Misérables’ Review: Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe & Anne Hathaway

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The most beloved musical of all time becomes a cinematic phenomenon in Tom Hooper’s direction of “Les Misérables.” As someone who has seen several theatrical versions (even the most recent one here in DC at the National Theatre) and who adores the Dream Cast Concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall, this film was easily my […]

‘The Lone Ranger’ Review: Depp Gives Life to Mediocre Western

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The Lone Ranger is one of those movies that everyone knows about, but no one actually wants to see. Think about it. Do you know anyone who is saying, “I can’t wait for The Lone Ranger! Ahh!” Everyone knows it’s the new movie where Johnny Depp is wearing black and white face paint…but that’s about […]

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